CBS Corporation Summer 2018 Accounting Intern in New York, New York

Summer 2018 Accounting Intern

REF#: 30442

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Corporate

JOB TYPE: Paid Intern

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand - "the Eye" - one of the most recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, local TV, film, outdoor advertising, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’s businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, TVGN (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS Television Studios, CBS Global Distribution Group (CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution), CBS Interactive, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Films and CBS EcoMedia.

DESCRIPTION:

We are looking for students who are eager to learn and have a passion for pursuing a career in Accounting. The Accounting Intern will learn forecasting, planning and analysis, financial reporting, will have exposure to financial systems (financial reporting system, budgeting and forecasting system).

The intern will be responsible for the following but not limited to:

  • Running reconciling reports to ensure accuracy

  • Prepare reports to assist with variance analysis

  • Assist in various aspects of monthly close process, including preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations

  • Assist in monthly reporting

  • Work with FP&A team to compare variances of actual results to forecast and budget

  • Assist in forecasting certain revenue and expense accounts

  • Assist in the filing of the second quarter 10Q SEC filing.

  • Participate in other ad-hoc projects as they arise

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Student who is actively pursuing a career in Accounting or Finance

  • Intern candidates must be currently enrolled in college/university with at least one semester to go after completion of the internship

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient in Excel

  • Proven leadership skills

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to work and adapt to change in a fast paced environment

  • Flexible, open minded and forward thinking

  • Willing and open to learning and to new ideas

  • Strong teamwork skills

  • Ability to take direction from different managers and adapt to different managing styles

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled